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Bayesian Estimation of DSGE Models

Bayesian Estimation of DSGE Models

Edward P. Herbst and Frank Schorfheide

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161082
eISBN:
9781400873739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161082.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models have become one of the workhorses of modern macroeconomics and are extensively used for academic research as well as forecasting and policy ... More

Beautiful Game TheoryHow Soccer Can Help Economics

Beautiful Game Theory: How Soccer Can Help Economics

Ignacio Palacios-Huerta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144023
eISBN:
9781400850310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144023.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

A wealth of research in recent decades has seen the economic approach to human behavior extended over many areas previously considered to belong to sociology, political science, law, and other ... More

Between Monopoly and Free TradeThe English East India Company, 1600-1757

Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company, 1600-1757

Emily Erikson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159065
eISBN:
9781400850334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159065.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The English East India Company was one of the most powerful and enduring organizations in history. This book locates the source of that success in the innovative policy by which the Company's Court ... More

Brazil in TransitionBeliefs, Leadership, and Institutional Change

Brazil in Transition: Beliefs, Leadership, and Institutional Change

Lee J. Alston, Marcus André Melo, Bernardo Mueller, and Carlos Pereira

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691162911
eISBN:
9781400880942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162911.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Brazil is the world's sixth-largest economy, and for the first three-quarters of the twentieth century was one of the fastest-growing countries in the world. While the country underwent two decades ... More

Cities of CommerceThe Institutional Foundations of International Trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650

Cities of Commerce: The Institutional Foundations of International Trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650

Oscar Gelderblom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142883
eISBN:
9781400848591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142883.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book develops a model of institutional change in European commerce based on urban competition. Cities continuously competed with each other by adapting commercial, legal, and fin ancial ... More

Codes of FinanceEngineering Derivatives in a Global Bank

Codes of Finance: Engineering Derivatives in a Global Bank

Vincent Antonin Lépinay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151502
eISBN:
9781400840465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151502.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The financial industry's invention of complex products such as credit default swaps and other derivatives has been widely blamed for triggering the global financial crisis of 2008. This book takes ... More

Competition in the Promised LandBlack Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets

Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets

Leah Platt Boustan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691150871
eISBN:
9781400882977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150871.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

From 1940 to 1970, nearly four million black migrants left the American rural South to settle in the industrial cities of the North and West. This book provides a comprehensive account of the ... More

Competition Policy and Price Fixing

Competition Policy and Price Fixing

Louis Kaplow

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158624
eISBN:
9781400846078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158624.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Throughout the world, the rule against price fixing is competition law's most important and least controversial prohibition. Yet there is far less consensus than meets the eye on what constitutes ... More

Complexity and the Art of Public PolicySolving Society's Problems from the Bottom Up

Complexity and the Art of Public Policy: Solving Society's Problems from the Bottom Up

David Colander and Roland Kupers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169132
eISBN:
9781400850136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169132.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Complexity science—made possible by modern analytical and computational advances—is changing the way we think about social systems and social theory. Unfortunately, economists’ policy models have not ... More

A Cooperative SpeciesHuman Reciprocity and Its Evolution

A Cooperative Species: Human Reciprocity and Its Evolution

Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151250
eISBN:
9781400838837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151250.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Why do humans, uniquely among animals, cooperate in large numbers to advance projects for the common good? Contrary to the conventional wisdom in biology and economics, this generous and civic-minded ... More

Creating WineThe Emergence of a World Industry, 1840-1914

Creating Wine: The Emergence of a World Industry, 1840-1914

James Simpson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136035
eISBN:
9781400838882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136035.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Today's wine industry is characterized by regional differences not only in the wines themselves but also in the business models by which these wines are produced, marketed, and distributed. In Old ... More

The Culture of Contentment

The Culture of Contentment

John Kenneth Galbraith

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171654
eISBN:
9781400889020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171654.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

The world has become increasingly separated into the haves and have nots. This book shows how a contented class—not the privileged few but the socially and economically advantaged majority—defend ... More

Currency PoliticsThe Political Economy of Exchange Rate Policy

Currency Politics: The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Policy

Jeffry A. Frieden

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173849
eISBN:
9781400865345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173849.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The exchange rate is the most important price in any economy, since it affects all other prices. Exchange rates are set, either directly or indirectly, by government policy. Exchange rates are also ... More

Dark MarketsAsset Pricing and Information Transmission in Over-the-Counter Markets

Dark Markets: Asset Pricing and Information Transmission in Over-the-Counter Markets

Darrell Duffie

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138961
eISBN:
9781400840519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138961.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Over-the-counter (OTC) markets for derivatives, collateralized debt obligations, and repurchase agreements played a significant role in the global financial crisis. Rather than being traded through a ... More

Distant TyrannyMarkets, Power, and Backwardness in Spain, 1650-1800

Distant Tyranny: Markets, Power, and Backwardness in Spain, 1650-1800

Regina Grafe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144849
eISBN:
9781400840533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144849.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Spain's development from a premodern society into a modern unified nation-state with an integrated economy was painfully slow and varied widely by region. Economic historians have long argued that ... More

The Econometric Analysis of Recurrent Events in Macroeconomics and Finance

The Econometric Analysis of Recurrent Events in Macroeconomics and Finance

Don Harding and Adrian Pagan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691167084
eISBN:
9781400880935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167084.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The global financial crisis highlighted the impact on macroeconomic outcomes of recurrent events like business and financial cycles, highs and lows in volatility, and crashes and recessions. At the ... More

Economics in PerspectiveA Critical History

Economics in Perspective: A Critical History

John Kenneth Galbraith

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171647
eISBN:
9781400889075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171647.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book presents a compelling and accessible history of economic ideas, from Aristotle through the twentieth century. Examining theories of the past that have a continuing modern resonance, the ... More

The Empire TrapThe Rise and Fall of U.S. Intervention to Protect American Property Overseas, 1893-2013

The Empire Trap: The Rise and Fall of U.S. Intervention to Protect American Property Overseas, 1893-2013

Noel Maurer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155821
eISBN:
9781400846603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155821.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Throughout the twentieth century, the U.S. government willingly deployed power, hard and soft, to protect American investments all around the globe. Why did the United States get into the business of ... More

The Evolution of a NationHow Geography and Law Shaped the American States

The Evolution of a Nation: How Geography and Law Shaped the American States

Daniel Berkowitz and Karen B. Clay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136042
eISBN:
9781400840540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136042.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Although political and legal institutions are essential to any nation's economic development, the forces that have shaped these institutions are poorly understood. Drawing on rich evidence about the ... More

The First Serious OptimistA. C. Pigou and the Birth of Welfare Economics

The First Serious Optimist: A. C. Pigou and the Birth of Welfare Economics

Ian Kumekawa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163482
eISBN:
9781400885206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163482.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book is an intellectual biography of the British economist A. C. Pigou (1877–1959), a founder of welfare economics and one of the twentieth century's most important and original thinkers. Though ... More

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